Pray Family History
Pray Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Préith popularly believed to be from an ancient Pictish personal name of unexplained etymology but more likely a reinterpretation of the descriptive phrase na préith ‘of the cattle-spoil’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow from Old French pray French pré from Latin pratum ‘meadow’. Americanized form of German Prey .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022